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botanicus
botanicus
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Botanicus is a freely accessible portal to historic botanical literature from the Missouri Botanical Garden, Peter H. Raven Library. Botanicus is made possible through support from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, W.M. Keck Foundation, and the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: botanicus biodiversity missouri botanical garden library
Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature
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8,518
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877,841
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Expanding Access to Biodiversity Literature, which is funded generously by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), will significantly increase online access to biodiversity material by positioning the Biodiversity Heritage Library (BHL) as an on-ramp for biodiversity content providers that would like to contribute to the national digital library infrastructure through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA).
BHL Field Notes Project
BHL Field Notes Project
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3,642
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374,575
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The BHL Field Notes Project is a collaborative project funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR). It provides open access to field notes from institutions throughout the United States. Building on the work of the Smithsonian Field Book Project, the BHL Field Notes Project aims not only to provide general access to this material, but to reunite fragmented collections through institutional collaboration. Doing so will provide a more complete picture of the expeditions,...
Smithsonian Field Books
Smithsonian Field Books
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3,306
ITEMS
483,793
VIEWS
collection
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This collection contains items from the Smithsonian Field Book Project, an initiative to increase accessibility to field book content that documents natural history.
Topic: Natural history
Chinese Academy Science
Chinese Academy Science
collection
21,645
ITEMS
1.2M
VIEWS
collection
eye 1.2M
The Chinese Academy of Science
Topic: chinese academy science
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
collection
2,477
ITEMS
366,438
VIEWS
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Biodiversity Heritage Library Seed & Nursery Catalogs
darwinslibrary
darwinslibrary
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315
ITEMS
340,862
VIEWS
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A scholarly edition of Darwin's scientific archive.
Topic: charles darwin biodiversity heritage library missouri botanical garden
R/V Dan Moore station logs
R/V Dan Moore station logs
collection
2,431
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35,201
VIEWS
collection
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Logs of species identified in trawl nets pulled by the research vessel Dan Moore off the coast of North Carolina in the 1960s and 1970s
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
Pacific Northwest Horticulture
collection
799
ITEMS
53,881
VIEWS
collection
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Pacific Northwest plant and garden society publications.
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Howell, William Henry, 1860-1945
texts
eye 7,775
favorite 11
comment 0
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Topic: Physiology, Comparative
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Library, Art & Archives
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223
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116,830
VIEWS
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The Library, Art & Archives of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew was established 160 years ago and contains one of the largest collections of material in the world relating to botany. The collections comprise 300,000 printed volumes, 5,000 journal titles and 11,000 maps. The Art and Illustrations Collection is without equal and is made up of over 200,000 items – watercolours, prints, drawings, oil paintings and photographs – by some of the finest artists working in the field of botanical...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Grasset, Eugène, 1841-1917; Verneuil, M. P. (Maurice Pillard), 1869-1942, ill
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favorite 222
comment 2
statement of responsibility: sous la direction de M. Eugène Grasset
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Flowers in art
Issued in parts
Topics: Mushrooms, Fungi, Discomycetes
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
collection
72
ITEMS
13,180
VIEWS
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Desert Botanical Gardens, Schilling Library
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
collection
82
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23,436
VIEWS
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Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Müller, Johannes
texts
eye 9,182
favorite 3
comment 0
From the library of Charles Darwin
Topics: Georgia, Lepidoptera
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
collection
68
ITEMS
16,916
VIEWS
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Denver Botanic Gardens Helen Fowler Library
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 5,667
favorite 19
comment 0
Pritzel (2nd ed.)
Topic: Plants -- Great Britain Pictorial works
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de serpentibus libri II; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de insectis libri III; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de exanguibus aquaticis libri IV; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de piscibus et cetis libri V; Jonstonus, Joannes, 1603-1675. Historiae naturalis de avibus libri VI; Castelli, Pietro, d. ca. 1657. Hyaena odorifera; Merian, Matthaeus, 1621-1687, ill; Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984, former owner. DSI; Roper, Clyde F. E., 1937- , donor. DSI; De Man, Peter, former owner. DSI; Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887, former owner. DSI; Richmond, Charles Wallace, 1868-1932, former owner. DSI; Pitfield, Alexander, 1658-1728, former owner. DSI; Wetmore, Alexander, 1886-1978, former owner. DSI
texts
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favorite 15
comment 0
statement of responsibility: Johannes Jonstonus, Medicinae Doctor, concinnavit
Topics: Zoology, Animals, Birds, Insects, Snakes
botanicus
texts
eye 2,625
favorite 7
comment 0
Topics: 1880, Belgium, Botany, Graphic media :, Hand-colored, Indonesia, Java, Lithograph
University of Texas Libraries
University of Texas Libraries
collection
48
ITEMS
12,864
VIEWS
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University of Texas Libraries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Minot, H. D. (Henry Davis), 1859-1890; Tucker, Marcia Brady, former owner. DSI
texts
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favorite 0
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statement of responsibility: by Theodore Roosevelt, Jr. and H.D. Minot
Topics: Bird populations, Birds
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Harvard University. Museum of Comparative Zoology
texts
eye 6,053
favorite 2
comment 0
There was no gap between vol. 2, no. 9, and vol. 4, no. 10
Topic: Zoology
14 29
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Topics: Geology -- Great Plains, Geology, Stratigraphic -- Tertiary, Mammals, Fossil, Paleontology -- Great...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 7
comment 0
Topic: Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Wallace, Alfred Russel, 1823-1913; Schaus, William, 1859- , former owner. DSI; Clarke, J. F. Gates (John Frederick Gates), 1905-1990, donor. DSI
texts
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favorite 0
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Topics: Zoogeography, Paleontology, Geography
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 2,992
favorite 16
comment 0
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Landscape gardening
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 2,727
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by National Shellfisheries Association
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Biological abstracts
Topics: Shellfish, Shellfish culture, Shellfish fisheries
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by 05 Qian, Yingqian; 05 钱迎倩. chi; 06 Wang, Yahui; 06 王亚辉. chi; 07 Qi, Guorong; 07 祁国荣. chi
texts
eye 3,136
favorite 2
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: botany, Biology, Learning and scholarship
Topics: Early works to 1800, Microscopy, Natural history, Pre-Linnean works
Smithsonian Libraries
texts
eye 2,573
favorite 50
comment 0
Each issue illustrated with chromolithographs
Topics: Nature (Aesthetics), Natural history, Art, Chromolithography, Victorian, Cromolithography
Topics: Himalaya Mountains, Plants
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Uexküll, Jakob von, 1864-1944; Mackinnon, Doris L. (Doris Livingston)
texts
eye 5,914
favorite 8
comment 0
Topic: Biology -- Philosophy
The New York Botanical Garden
by Kloppenburg, Dale; Wayman, Ann
texts
eye 6,846
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Hoya
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 1,684
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Burke, L., Mrs
texts
eye 2,593
favorite 25
comment 0
95 pages, color frontispiece : 13 cm
Topic: Flower language
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
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favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: botany
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 2,748
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: botany
botanicus
texts
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favorite 20
comment 0
Topics: Flower language, Flowers, Symbolic aspects
Topic: Homeopathic veterinary medicine
University of Toronto - Gerstein Science Information Centre
by Alberta. Brand Office
texts
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favorite 3
comment 1
Description based on: 1907/1913
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Topics: Cattle brands, Livestock brands
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by pei tie fan jin chang jie guan de xin
texts
eye 1,706
favorite 0
comment 0
Topic: botany
Smithsonian Libraries
by Crane, Walter, 1845-1915; Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
texts
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favorite 81
comment 0
statement of responsibility: pictured by Walter Crane
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flowers in art, Illustrated books, History, Shakespeare, William, 1564-1616
botanicus
by Dodoens, Rembert,; Gerard, John,; John Norton.; Priest, Robert,
texts
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favorite 75
comment 1
( 1 reviews )
Topics: 1597, Botany, Botany, Medical, Early works to 1800, England, Herbals, Materia medica, Vegetable,...
botanicus
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Topics: Periodicals, Science
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Haeckel, Ernst, 1834-1919; Bibliographisches Institut (Leipzig, Germany)
texts
eye 4,920
favorite 41
comment 0
statement of responsibility: von Prof. Dr. Ernst Haeckel
Topic: Natural history
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
Delaware Museum of Natural History Library
collection
38
ITEMS
11,114
VIEWS
collection
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Welcome to the Delaware Museum of Natural History Connect to the natural world through exploration and discovery at the Delaware Museum of Natural History. Experience habitats from around the globe, gaze up to a giant squid, encounter a jaguar face-to-face and marvel at the diversity of shells from around the world. Gallery highlights also include the only permanent dinosaur collection in Delaware and a simulated coral reef. Museum researchers maintain our expansive collections of mollusks and...
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by qiu jun ping zhang shu yong chen xian qin
texts
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favorite 2
comment 0
Topic: botany
14 26 52
Topic: Botany
statement of responsibility: Door Maria Sibylla Merian
Topics: Insects, Botany, Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Fabre, Jean-Henri, 1823-1915; Teixeira de Mattos, Alexander, 1865-1921; Stawell, Maud Margaret (Key), 1865-; Detmold, Edward Julius, 1883-1957
texts
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favorite 34
comment 0
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Topic: Insects
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Sepp, Jan, 1778-1853; Schaus, William, b. 1859, former owner. DSI
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favorite 16
comment 0
Publication dates from introductory text in d. 1 and 3. Hagen dates d. 3 as 1855
Topics: Lepidoptera, Butterflies
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Geptner, V. G. (Vladimir Georgievich), 1901-1975; Nasimovich, A. A; Bannikov, Andrei Grigorevich; Hoffmann, Robert S
texts
eye 11,844
favorite 6
comment 0
Translation of: Mlekopitaiushchie Sovetskogo Soiuza
Topic: Mammals
Biodiversity Heritage Library
texts
eye 1,931
favorite 1
comment 0
Topic: botany
botanicus
texts
eye 2,140
favorite 1
comment 0
Topics: 1707-1778, Juvenile literature, Linné, Carl von,
Added col. illustrated t.p., dated 1895
Topics: Names, Geographical, Indians of Mexico
Smithsonian Libraries
by Cooper-Hewitt Museum; Dee, Elaine Evans; Michie, Thomas S
texts
eye 4,498
favorite 104
comment 0
RECON
Topics: Cooper-Hewitt Museum, Decoration and ornament, Stencil work, Décoration et ornement, Pochoir
University of Toronto - John M. Kelly Library
by Aristotle; Peck, Arthur Leslie, 1902-
texts
eye 14,842
favorite 6
comment 0
27 31
Topics: Reproduction, Zoology
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Holmes, Samuel J. (Samuel Jackson), 1868-
texts
eye 2,480
favorite 3
comment 0
Topic: Pasteur, Louis, 1822-1895
Cornell University Library
texts
eye 4,442
favorite 28
comment 0
The metadata below describe the original scanning. Follow the "All Files: HTTP" link in the "View the book" box to the left to find XML files that contain more metadata about the original images and the derived formats (OCR results, PDF etc.). See also the What is the directory structure for the texts? FAQ for information about file content and naming conventions.
Topics: Flowers in literature, Flower language
Natural History Museum Library, London
by Descourtilz, J. T. (Jean Théodore), d1855
texts
eye 3,186
favorite 5
comment 0
The wrapper reads: "Oiseaux brillans/ et/remarquables/ du/ Brésil/ placés près des végétaux dont les fruits/ les nourrissent./" Peints sur les lieux/ par J.T. Descourtilz./ 1835. Only two copies known to exist, one in Nat. Hist. Mus. Lib., the other, without text, in the Teyler Foundation at Haarlem. A MS note on the fly-leaf of the Museum copy reads: "Plates printed and apparently published, but text handwritten by calligraphy, not printed, therefore not published." -...
American Museum of Natural History
by Colbert, Edwin H. (Edwin Harris), 1905-2001; Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953; American Museum of Natural History
texts
eye 1,822
favorite 14
comment 0
Includes bibliographical references (p. 143-144) and index
Topics: Dinosaurs, Reptiles, Fossil
v
Topics: Entomology, Entomology -- Periodicals, Entomologie, Entomologie -- Périodiques
Bound by Edmonds & Remnants, London
Topic: Botany
The Library of Congress
by Hyde, Alexander, 1814-1881. [from old catalog]
texts
eye 2,991
favorite 0
comment 0
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Miller, Martin C; Aubrey, David G; Karpen, Joseph; Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
texts
eye 1,303
favorite 0
comment 0
Cover title
Topics: Beach erosion, Coast changes
Biodiversity Heritage Library
by Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft; Senckenbergische Naturforschende Gesellschaft. Bericht der Senckenbergische Naturforschenden Gesellschaft
texts
eye 3,946
favorite 0
comment 0
List of members in volumes 1-52, 1869/1870-1921/1922
Topic: Natural history -- Societies, etc
OISE/UT Library
by Pliny, the Elder; Rackham, H. (Harris), 1868-1944
texts
eye 11,479
favorite 15
comment 0
Latin and English on opposite pages
Topic: Natural history
Natural History Museum Library, London
by Asiatic Society of Bengal
texts
eye 1,943
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1865-1904 [L] ; 1865-1882 [Z] ; 1865-1891, 1894-1904 [T] ; 1877-1885 [DAY]
Title from cover
Topic: Science
Ernst Mayr Library, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology
by Chengdu Sheng wu yan jiu suo
texts
eye 2,636
favorite 1
comment 0
Title from cover